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My version of the contemporary wall round fireplace

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1/6 scale Bay Window house

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HI....now you CAN to this in 1:12 so keep that in mind.   I took a round wooden craft box with lid, Michaels.  I took what lowes calls premium pine.  I got a inch high photo frame I was keeping and took out the 2 panes of glass.  Too 1 1/4" ish 1/4 channel mini piece.  Oh yes, and wanted the fire on with out batteries or having to turn it on so it was suggested I take a photo.  I glued each pane of glass to each INSIDE channel wall.  The photo I used clear mailing tape.  I used black onyx stain first on the round box, and sanded it.  Then I put black paint on after.  The stain soaks in as I have used this stain (ACE Hardware) on the outside of the condo walls.  The box is 4" but because it is a modern fireplace it can be any size.  You can google them and see for yourself.  If I was doing it 1:12, I would use the drill that cuts a hole in a door, which I happen to have outside.  I wanted it bigger though because this is 1:6 scale.  The wall I distressed but you could do it white, grey or whatever suits you.  You will will many ideas when you pull up "modern contemporary fireplaces."  So jbnmini...go for it!!!

 

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So glad you all like it...not done yet.  Want to try some more.  This one was a bit dark for the condo, but made it 15" high so I can put it in one of my self dioramas.

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